Connie Stevens

News Director for WVTF/RADIO IQ & Virginia Public Radio

Connie began working at WVTF in 1990, after contributing to the news department via Virginia News Network. She later moved to television news, as a reporter and anchor at WDBJ.  She then joined the faculty at Radford University, where she taught media studies for several years.

Connie holds a B.S. in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Hollins University.  

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Virginia Lee Burton's "The Little House"
5:30 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Teaching Stewardship with a Children's Classic

Environmental ethics...it’s the balance between nature and human interaction, and it can be a weighty topic.

The Roanoke City School system is among those divisions starting the discussion early, getting 2nd graders to think about natural resources. They’re doing it with the help of a book, written back in 1942.

The Little House, written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton, tells the story of a house built on the top of a hill, far out in the country. Eventually, Walt Disney turned Burton’s story into an animated short film.

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VAB Promo
4:16 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

The Disappearance...

Going Green in Virginia
10:42 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Going Green, Virginia?

2005 Rape Case
3:57 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Jesse Matthew Indicted in Fairfax

Jesse L. Matthew, Jr.

The man charged with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being indicted on charges of rape, abduction and attempted capital murder in Fairfax. 

The new charges against Jesse Matthew stem from a 2005 rape where a 26 year old woman was attacked walking home from the grocery store.

Fairfax County's Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh says he won't go into details concerning evidence.

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Seeking Public Input
12:00 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

Historic Preservation Survey

Credit Preservation Virginia

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is asking for public input on historic preservation.

The department is asking Virginia residents to complete an online survey. It wants residents to identify major issues facing their communities as they use and preserve historic resources. The department also hopes to identify preservation priorities for the future.

The agency says the public feedback will help as goals and objectives for the next decade are developed.

Here's the link to the survey.

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